Why Arianna Huffington is leaving The Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington, founder and the editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post, will step down in the next few weeks to work full time on her new health and wellness startup, Thrive Global.

Originally she planned to run Thrive Global while remaining in her position at the Huffington Post, as she had signed a contract to remain editor-in-chief through 2019.

“I really thought I could do both, but as we started building it up, I realized that it really needed my full attention,” Ms. Huffington told The Wall Street Journal. “It is important to know when one door closes and another opens and I felt that moment had arrived.” READ MORE.